decatur

a progressive neighborhood

decatur atlanta

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Decatur is simply a fun place to be. It’s very walkable with its historic downtown square dotted with independent businesses, galleries, boutiques, eateries (Decatur is quickly earning quite the reputation as a dining destination among Atlanta’s hungry crowds), historical points of interest and even an underground MARTA station for an easy commute to the other parts of the city. Best of all, it’s populated with over 20,000 proud residents with laid-back, progressive attitudes. Its other reputation of being an LGBT-friendly community is enjoyed by the hip, the young and the modern packing up and flocking over to this side of the city to enjoy some prime Decatur real estate. Yet despite all the excitement the community has amassed among Atlanta locals, Decatur calmly maintains the charming small town feel that makes it such a desirable neighborhood in the first place.

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POPULAR PROPERTY STYLES: HISTORIC BRICK HOUSES

KEYWORDS: PROGRESSIVE, HIP, FAMILY-FRIENDLY

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hip, Young families

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what to expect

A Lot of eating out and good drinks

the market

moderate

the lifestyle

progressive, Counterculture

what not to expect

suited professionals

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Decatur’s year-round lineup of festivals

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Decatur: A “Great Neighborhood”

It’s interesting to note that Decatur is historically older than Atlanta and has its fair share of buildings listed in the National Register of Historic Places. And much like the city’s own distinct character, contemporary buildings compliment historic landmarks quite nicely. Llike Atlanta’s own Ansley Park, Decatur has the honor of being named one of the ten Great Neighbourhoods in America by the American Planning Association, a professional organization that specializes in urban planning in the US, just recently in 2013. Decatur’s welcoming atmosphere is one of the reasons families are choosing to relocate here where single-family homes and townhouses are the norm, although condos can also be found at the center of town close to all the excitement Decatur has to offer.

Decatur’s Food & Festivities

Although it lies just seven miles northeast from the heart of Georgia’s capital, Decatur has surely carved a name for itself in certain ways. Home to the most exciting and palatable culinary trends, these must-try local restaurants have earned acclaim at local, regional and even national levels. And if you ever wanted to sample local food (as well as some international fare) in your own kitchen for a change, you could always head over to DeKalb Farmers Market any day of the week to pick out some of the freshest, highest-quality items that you’ll ever commit to your dinner plate.

Decatur is perhaps also known as much for its busy year-round schedule as it is for its dining scene. Notable crowd-drawing events like the Decatur Arts Festival in May or the Decatur Book Festival (the largest independent book festival in the US) over the Labor Day weekend help define the community’s unique identity. People from all over Metro Atlanta also find any excuse to stop by the Decatur Craft Beer Festival in October to sample some good local brews. But if beer isn’t your thing then perhaps the Decatur Wine Festival just a month later will quench that specific thirst. Add to that free concerts, beach parties, holiday events and random goings-on around the lively downtown square and you’ll never find a reason good enough to stay in.

decatur homes for sale or rent

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New Listing - 4 weeks online
$1,450,000
6
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
4,698
SQFT
315 Huron Street Decatur, GA 30030
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Only one owner briefly occupied this newly-constructed, EarthCraft Certified stunner from award-winning builder Sullivan Homes. Using that time to turn this house into a home, there's now a finished basement, several updated fixtures and finishing to

$1,279,900
6
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,035
SQFT
435 Nelson Ferry Road Decatur, GA 30030
Single Family Home For Sale
- Pending

Welcome home to this historically inspired brick cottage in the heart of Decatur! Six spacious bedrooms, 5 luxurious baths, 2-car drive under garage, a matchless location just a few blocks to Decatur Square, historically inspired millwork & designer

New Listing - 3 weeks online
$1,185,000
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,400
SQFT
173 Mount Vernon Drive Decatur, GA 30030
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Private beautiful Oasis in the heart of Decatur. Master + guest room on main with 3 additional very large bedrooms upstairs plus sitting area and an office. Living room hardwoods are all that remain of the original home. Gorgeous kitchen that looks o

$975,000
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,190
SQFT
202 Fayetteville Road Decatur, GA 30030
Single Family Home For Sale
- Pending

Coming soon from respected Decatur builder Lockman Homebuilding, this gorgeous new 4br/4ba craftsman sits on a quiet residential street in the heart of Oakhurst -- steps from the restaurants, coffee shops, pubs, concerts & festivals of Oakhurst Villa

$969,900
5
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
5,065
SQFT
152 Maediris Drive Decatur, GA 30030
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

ABSOLUTELY HUGE PRICE REDUCTION ON THIS AMAZING MUST SEE HOME! BUILDERS WANT IT SOLD! Gorgeous 5ba/6ba new craftsman style home features coveted MASTER-ON-THE-MAIN, additional guest/office, laundry rm. Upstairs has fabulous flex space, 3 large add'l

$949,900
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,000
SQFT
433 S Candler Street Decatur, GA 30030
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Elegant, renovated 1920's Craftsman style home w/ a touch of Prairie influence. This home retains much of it's historical character whilst integrating modern interior finishes. Begin w/ the grand entryway to the eat-in chef's kitchen w/ built in benc

$925,000
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,300
SQFT
250 Seneca Street Decatur, GA 30030
Single Family Home For Sale
- Pending

Unbelievable space in this three-story gem just minutes from Downtown Decatur in Great Lakes! Light-filled & airy from the moment you step inside. Main level has great flow of community spaces & incl a bedroom, full bath, & pergola just outside for a

$915,000
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,196
SQFT
120 Pinehurst Street Decatur, GA 30030
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Fabulous custom built home in the Decatur City School system. 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, this home is spacious & full of natural light. The open concept kitchen and living room is the heart of the home. Features include a stacked stone fireplace,

$875,000
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
2,825
SQFT
490 Pensdale Road Decatur, GA 30030
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Stunning Southern Style 5 bedroom/ 4.5 bath home 1 mile from downtown Decatur square! New, New, New! Carefully planned and brilliantly executed new construction. Home boasts 2 master suites (one on main), custom white cabinetry in kitchen with sparkl

$874,900
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,204
SQFT
1777 Coventry Road Decatur, GA 30030
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Druid Hills "Modern Prarie" stunner! Custom designed & thoughtfully built by Live Green Communities & Blackstone Construction. Stellar location steps from sought after Fernbank Elementary & minutes to downtown Decatur, VA/HI, Emory & more! This one-o

$869,000
5
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,164
SQFT
619 2nd Avenue Decatur, GA 30030
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Welcome home to this historically inspired beautiful NEW home in the heart of Oakhurst w/PRIVATE REAR ALLEY ACCESS! Short walk to Oakhurst Village, shopping, restaurants & more! Enjoy home comfort, security & entertainment w/smart phone control of li

$819,900
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
4,640
SQFT
31 Mcevoy Lane Decatur, GA 30030
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Custom designed new construction by Domain Custom Homes in the Winnona Park school district! This 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom home features a gourmet kitchen with custom cabinetry, marble counters, tile backsplash, stainless steel Jennair appliances, fi

$799,900
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,274
SQFT
Moda Decatur #12 - 102 Birch Street Decatur, GA 30030
Townhouse For Sale
- Active

Moda Decatur, an exceptional collection of modern townhomes steps from Decatur Square, Glenlake Park and the new Suburban Plaza. Moda's designer finishes and modern conveniences will appeal to the most discerning buyer. Boasting 11' ceilings and floo

$795,900
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,274
SQFT
Moda Decatur #10 - 204 Birch Street Decatur, GA 30030
Townhouse For Sale
- Active

Moda Decatur is an exceptional collection of modern townhomes steps from Decatur Square, Glenlake Park and the new Suburban Plaza. Designer finishes and modern conveniences, boasting 11' ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows, a chef's kitchen w/Bosch

$784,900
4
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
3,020
SQFT
33 Mcevoy Lane Decatur, GA 30030
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Custom designed new construction by Domain Custom Homes in the Winnona Park school district! This 4 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom home features a gourmet kitchen with custom cabinetry, marble counters, tile backsplash, stainless steel Jennair appliances, fi

$734,900
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,054
SQFT
Moda Decatur #15 - 108 Birch Street Decatur, GA 30030
Townhouse For Sale
- Active

Priced to sell on our last move-in ready home! Moda Decatur, an exceptional collection of modern townhomes steps from Decatur Square, Glenlake Park and the new Suburban Plaza. Moda's designer finishes and modern conveniences will appeal to the most

$699,900
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,836
SQFT
Moda Decatur #17 - 112 Birch Street Decatur, GA 30030
Townhouse For Sale
- Pending

Moda Decatur, an exceptional collection of modern townhomes steps from Decatur Square, Glenlake Park and the new Suburban Plaza. Moda's designer finishes and modern conveniences will appeal to the most discerning buyer. Boasting 11' ceilings and flo

$698,000
5
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,450
SQFT
228 Derrydown Way Decatur, GA 30030
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

Larger-than-it-looks sounds corny but it's true! This fantastically priced Winnona Park bungalow has been expanded to 5 bedrooms w/ 2 baths, large updated kitchen with tons of counter space, plenty of cabinets and laundry. 3 large bedrooms & 1 bath o

$697,500
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,356
SQFT
227 Kings Highway Decatur, GA 30030
Single Family Home For Sale
- Active

How do you blend a glorious 1925 home in historic Oakhurst with innovative, surprising, and just plain dreamy features? This is IT! Total renovation w/ all new systems, Elec, plumb, HVAC. Grand heavy wood entry door, White oak wide plank hardwoods, o

$689,900
5
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,131
SQFT
128 Heatherdown Road Decatur, GA 30030
Single Family Home For Sale
- Pending

Tucked away on a charming street in sought after historic Winnona Park, this white brick home offers a seamless blend of modern updates & original charm. Features landscaped front yard, designer light fixtures, hardwood floors, elegant millwork & tim

 

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